Ach Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Old High German aha ‘running water’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bach, Hach, Auch, Rach, Kach, Dach, Pach, Zach, Arch, Ash

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Ach Family Origin

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Ach Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ach. A less common occupation for the Ach family was Cigar Dealer. The most common Ach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Ach's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Brewer

  • Cigar Dealer


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Ach Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Ach. For the veterans among your Ach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ach Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ach in 1950 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

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